Research into robot cars in Singapore is being driven by a desire to get more people using public transport.
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It doesn't matter how many hours you wiled away at college in the rec room, this air hockey-playing robot, developed by researchers at Chiba University's Namiki Lab, will beat you. And not only will it never lose, the robot has also been taught how to string along its human opponent so they think they have a chance at winning, when in reality they don't. The robot's...
(4 days ago)
"Yes, I predict you will want a beer in the near future." We've seen some pretty talented robot bartenders, but we still have to go to them for a drink. What kind of a future is this? Can't the robot come and pour us a beer by now? Sure! But that's not quite as easy as just having a robot walk (or roll) over and pour a beer into a glass. If you, say, move the glass at the...
(19 days ago)
This is the robot created by genius David Neevel (of separating the creme for OREOs and typing by playing guitar fame) that only draws peens. Well, it can also WRITE the word penis too. It might be the most advanced robot the world has ever seen, even if the penises it draws aren't really that amazing. Still way better looking than yours though. Hit the jump for the video.
(10 days ago)
The Japanese communication robot destined to join the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) this summer recently underwent some zero gravity testing. The Kibo Robot Project, organized by Dentsu Inc. in response to a proposal made by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, unveiled the final design of its diminutive humanoid robot and its Earthbound counterpart....
(3 months and 19 days ago)
What’s better than as robot bartender that can pour you a beer? How about a robot waiter that can see you need a refill and comes over to pour you another one. Hema S. Koppula, a Cornell graduate student in computer science, and Ashutosh Saxena, an assistant professor of computer science are working at Cornell’s Personal Robotics Lab on just such a robot. Using a PR-2 robot,...
(20 days ago)
Except it doesn't just jump, it explodes. Harvard researchers have developed a robot that jumps into the air using explosions in its legs.The three-legged soft robot has tubes that are filled with methane and oxygen. When jolted with electricity, they explode, propelling the robot into the air. The explosion keeps the silicone-based robot somewhat level so that it can land...
(4 months and 6 days ago)
This robot is very humanlike and it’s very eerie (VIDEO) by Karen Workman Digital First Media Published Apr 8, 2013 09:11AM MDT The robot was created to move just like a human, and it does. Expect the video to leave you feeling at least slightly creeped out. This robot is very humanlike and it's very eerie (VIDEO)The PETMAN robot - what a name, right? - is a product of...
(2 months and 11 days ago)
Have you ever dreamed of owning a personal robot servant to pour your beers for you? The idea is now one step closer to reality. Researchers at Cornell University have programmed a robot that can predict what you’re about to ...
(20 days ago)
GROVER the Arctic rover resembles a kill-bot from after the robot apocalypse, but the robot will actually keep scientists out of danger and save money as researchers study the changing environment of the far north. Continue reading →
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